ECE STUDENTS

Early Childhood Education Bachelor's Program

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The City College of New York’s Early Childhood Education bachelor’s program is ranked in the top three percent nationally in the Bachelor’s Degree Center’s latest rankings.  The degree is jointly offered by CCNY’s Division of Interdisciplinary Studies at the Center for Worker Education and the School of Education.

The CCNY program is #13 among the top 25 colleges and universities nationwide that made the cut from an initial pool of more than 500 schools.This is the culmination of a thorough search by Bachelor’s Degree Center editors of all Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation and NCATE accredited education schools in the nation. 

ECE PROGRAM PHILOSOPHY AND DESCRIPTION

The City College Undergraduate Program in Early Childhood Education is a New York State-approved teacher education program that is nationally accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).  

Students who successfully complete all required coursework, fieldwork, student teaching, and teacher certification examinations are awarded a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Early Childhood Education and recommended for New York State Teacher Initial Certification (Birth-8 years) by the City College School of Education.

APPLY FOR ADMISSION TO THE ECE PROGRAM

There are several steps that are necessary to take in order to be admitted to the ECE Program. Review the Q & A admissions information page for more information. Click here. 

ECE CURRICULUM

The ECE Program curriculum consists of three groups of required courses:

  1. Pathways General Education
  2. Liberal Arts Co-Concentration
  3. Early Childhood Education Courses

A subtotal of 34 credits. Full descriptions here.

S.E.A.T TEST

 

All undergraduate students, who want to enter the Early Childhood Education Program at the Division of Interdisciplinary Studies at CWE must take and pass the S.E.A.T test.

SPRING 2021 EXAM DATES

Friday, February 19th 10am-1pm

Friday, March 12th 4pm-7pm

Friday, April 16th 10am-1pm

Friday, May 7th, 10am-1pm

Registration information click here. 

STUDENT TEACHING

ECE DEGREE AUDIT

The degree audit is an official statement of what requirements you have completed towards your degree according to your official records.  It also informs you which requirements you still need to complete.

This will help you plan your remaining semesters so you can complete your degree and graduate on time.  It also gives you the opportunity to address discrepancies between the official records and your records.

Degree Audit information click here.